Wyoming Public Radio

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We are a non-profit commercial free station, licensed to the University of Wyoming. WPR broadcasts to approximately two-thirds of the state, including the communities of Laramie, Casper, Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Green River, Evanston, Jackson, Lander, Riverton, Cody, Powell, Rawlins, Dubois, Gillette, Sheridan, Newcastle and Torrington plus numerous communities in between. Our programming is primarily news, classical music and contemporary music. We also air jazz, folk, bluegrass, and variety programs. Wyoming Public Radio is the state's only member of National Public Radio and an affiliate of Public Radio International, sources of such favorites as A Prairie Home Companion, The Thistle & Shamrock®, Morning Edition®, All Things Considered®, and Car Talk®. Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) is an outreach service of the University of Wyoming. The Network offers more variety than most other radio stations.

Series

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79 Pieces

Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

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25 Pieces

Wyoming education stories produced by reporters at Wyoming Public Radio in Laramie, Wyoming.


Latest Pieces

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Emily Pennington was super in love with her boyfriend. But a backpacking trip put that to the test.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Monty Hudson wanted his daughter, Siena, to have a good time on her first backpacking trip. But things didn’t go according to plan.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 17:27
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Wang Ping wanted to go to Tibet to bless the world. But to do that, she had to risk her own safety.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 24:04
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Gayle Woodsum finally found a safe place in the remote Rocky Mountains. But when an oil rig moved in, she wondered how safe it was after all.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 25:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Marty Edwards wanted to go on a fun trip with his girlfriend. But Mother Nature had other plans.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 32:00
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Miho Aida wanted to tell unheard stories about the outdoors. So she set out on a bicycle to promote her documentary about the people who live in th...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 14:37
  • Purchases: 1
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“Sanctuary” A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: In 2012, 30 wolves and wolf-dogs were living at W.O.L.F. Sanctuary in northern Colo...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
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After almost a decade making art in New York City, Stephanie Housley craved being closer to nature, her source of inspiration. So she moved to Bond...

Bought by PRX Remix and KRZA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 14:48
  • Purchases: 2
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When Paul Steklenski got his pilot’s license, he didn’t just want to fly to lunch. Instead, he flew to the pound.

Bought by PRX Remix and KRZA


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 16:46
  • Purchases: 2
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“Out Of The Frying Pan” A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Cheryl and Greg left Portland, Oregon, one hot summer for the cool of t...

Bought by KVNF and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2